The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xilinx products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xilinx over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Xilinx, Inc.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xilinx
Rank 654 625 615
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -10
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.024% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £46.20 £50.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +20.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.20 £50.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +20.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Xilinx
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Xilinx Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xilinx within the UK.

Xilinx Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx within the UK.

Xilinx Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xilinx within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 3 £350 - 6
South West +9 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire +2 1 - - 2
South East -21 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Harlow - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
East of England - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 - -

Xilinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xilinx also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xilinx.

1 8 (88.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) VHDL
2 4 (44.44%) Verilog
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Firmware
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) ASIC Verification
4 2 (22.22%) ASIC
4 2 (22.22%) Altera
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (11.11%) Cybercrime
5 1 (11.11%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 1 (11.11%) Actel
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Redmine
5 1 (11.11%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) MathWorks
5 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) Simulink
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) Military
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion

Xilinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xilinx also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xilinx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Software-Defined Radio
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (11.11%) Redmine
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (44.44%) Verilog
2 4 (44.44%) VHDL
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) ASIC
3 2 (22.22%) ASIC Verification
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Altera
2 1 (11.11%) Actel
2 1 (11.11%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 1 (11.11%) MathWorks
2 1 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
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